Alta Aurelia Baseball Wins Postseason Opener

Alta Aurelia defeated conference rival GT-RA 12-2 in five innings in a 1A baseball district opener this (Sat) evening in Alta.

The Warriors had 13 hits on the night. Gavin Sleezer had three hits and four RBI’s, and Sam Sennert had two hits and three RBI’s, including a two-RBI triple as part of a four-run 3rd. Alta Aurelia scored six runs in the 4th, including a two-RBI double from Gabe Olsen.

Alta Aurelia pitching limited the Titans to two hits. Sennert picked up the win with three innings in relief, one hit allowed, and a pair of strikeouts. GT-RA’s season concludes at 2-16.

District top-seed Alta Aurelia (20-7) will host George Little Rock in a district semifinal this coming Tuesday night, July 9th at 7pm. GLR won their district 1st round game in walkoff fashion over Westwood 4-3 in eight innings. Down 3-2 with the bases loaded and two outs, they won on a two-RBI double down the leftfield line.